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  • 1. ITT Technical Institute Career Services
  • 2. Showing up and succeeding in all of my ITT Tech classes is all that I will need to do to get a job and advance. Myth
  • 3. Wouldn’t THAT be nice?
    • Your technical education….
    • You have to also evaluate and polish up your SOFT SKILLS .
    • WHY? People-related and communication skills are how businesses and employees work together.
  • 4. What are “soft skills”?
  • 5. Soft Skills are the GLUE between all of your technical skills….
    • CAD
    Computer Skills Incident Reporting IT Networking 3D Modeling Marketing DC Electronics
  • 6. Team Spirit
    • How do you work with others?
      • Do you value the opinions and skills of other people?
      • Are you too focused on yourself and your role, without thinking about the bigger picture?
      • Are you self-centered? Spoiled?
  • 7. Sociability
    • Do you interact with others?
      • How do you carry on a conversation?
      • Do you answer a question with clear, correct language?
      • Smile, eye contact, handshake, posture….
      • Personality?
  • 8. Business Etiquette
    • Professional Dress
    • Grooming
    • Tattoos and piercings
    • Interviewing Skills – you have to develop them
  • 9. Interpersonal Skills
    • What signals do you project?
      • Body language
      • Posture
      • Listening skills
      • Context of conversation/focus
  • 10. Negotiation Skills
    • Communication to make a point in a professional way
      • Do you clearly state things professionally in a calm manner?
      • Do you fly off the handle when people do not agree with you?
      • How do you get along with your supervisor? Others?
  • 11. Positive Attitude
    • Complaint or Solution?
      • Do you focus on negative things?
      • Do you complain without providing an idea for a solution?
      • Is your glass half-empty?
      • Do you focus on the performance or mistakes of others?
  • 12. Self-Motivation
    • What is moving you?
      • Do you get up on your own for work/school or is someone else still doing that for you?
      • Do you wait to be told to do something or seek out work?
      • What is motivating you? Family? Money? Recognition?
  • 13. Time Management
    • All the time in a day…..
      • Are you scrambling to get from one thing to the next?
      • Do you forget appointments? Assignments? Are you LATE?
  • 14. Time Management
      • Tools:
        • Buy a calendar diary at the
        • Dollar Store….
        • Use calendar functions on your computer or cell phone….
        • Find a tool and stick to it!
  • 15. Now it’s time to GET REAL.
    • Self-Evaluation
      • What is motivating ME?
      • Opinions of friends and family---ask for honesty!
      • How well do I manage my time?
      • How do I take feedback? How well do I listen? Focus?
  • 16. Career Services
    • Meet with your Career Services Team!
      • Practical evaluation and constructive feedback
      • Great suggestions and ideas!
      • 419-861-6500
      • jstopar@itt-tech.edu or srule@itt-tech.edu
      • Stop by the office!
  • 17. Start NOW!
    • Be honest with yourself.
    • Know that you are NOT alone!
    • Confirm your strengths.
    • Identify your weaknesses.
    • KEEP MOVING FORWARD for that POSITIVE FUTURE!
    • ITT Technical Institute wants your SUCCESS!
  • 18. General Questions
    • Thank you!